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At the heart of an Ivor Novello Award is peer recognition. As a community of composers and songwriters we value the art and craft of creating music like no-one else. Our community judge our awards, making their decision based on excellence alone. We believe there is nothing more meaningful, more heartfelt, than appreciation from your peers. The Ivors Academy would like to thank all who voluntarily gave of their time to sit on the 2023 award panels.
Eleven composers have been honoured with Ivor Novello Awards at The Ivors Classical Awards, celebrating the best new classical music and sound art.
Over 30 composers have been nominated for the awards, which celebrate creative excellence in composition for contemporary classical music and sound art.
He joins a prestigious list of 24 Fellows, including John Adams, Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney, Judith Weir CBE and Sting.
Kevin Brennan MP, Carla Marie Williams, Crispin Hunt and Rupert Hine have been named as the first recipients of an Ivors Academy Honour. The new award brings back the tradition of the Academy’s Gold Badge Awards, which recognised exceptional people from the music industry who create positive change and champion music creators.
Today we announce the nominations for The Ivors 2023 with Amazon Music, recognising and celebrating outstanding songwriters and composers across nine categories.